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2013-04-25 08:41:28

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Point Technology, the leader in Unemployment Insurance (UI) systems is pleased to announce the latest successful implementation of its Barts software solution and three of the Barts modules: IRME, SIDES, and Barts Dashboard in Colorado.  On Point Technology in partnership with the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment (CDLE) completed the implementation of Barts a month and a half ahead of schedule and on budget. As the twelfth...

2013-01-14 23:01:28

HR Strategies informs employers that they can expect to see an increase in their FUTA taxes filed on Form 940 in January 2013 for wages paid to their workers in 2012. (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 Over the last several years unemployment claims have been on the rise. As a result, many states have depleted their Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Funds and have had to take Federal Unemployment Trust Fund loans in order to pay the residents of their states UI benefits. The Federal Unemployment Tax...

2012-11-20 16:31:04

OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than two decades of proven success and 14 state installations, On Point Technology's Barts is the only configurable software product that allows State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) recapture fraudulent and non-fraudulent Unemployment Insurance (UI) overpayments. On Point Technology is pleased to offer an exciting new module to its flagship product - the Barts On-Demand Crossmatch. The Barts On-Demand Crossmatch helps SWAs meet the USDOL's...

2012-10-30 15:25:12

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Point Technology, teamed with Loblolly Consulting, is pleased to announce the award of a contract to implement On Point Technology's Unemployment Insurance (UI) business intelligence tools in the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). By joining forces with Loblolly Consulting and On Point Technology, the TWC has positioned itself as a force to be reckoned with when it comes to combatting organized fraud. Nationwide, organized UI fraud goes...

2012-07-16 10:24:33

Department Cites Declining UC Claims, Reduced Federal Funding HARRISBURG, Pa., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Labor & Industry will close its Philadelphia Unemployment Compensation, or UC, Service Center on Aug. 15. Claimants will see no disruption in benefits and can continue to use online and phone services. The Philadelphia location is a telephone-based customer service office staffed by 75 department employees, permanent and intermittent,...

2012-05-14 14:22:33

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Building a facade to avoid tax obligations ultimately caught up with construction businessman, George Osumi II, who was using the names of family and friends to create ownership in companies. Cheating the system by under reporting more than $3.5 million in payroll to a workers' compensation insurance carrier, Osumi generated a loss to the State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) of more than $814,000 in premiums. According to...

2012-03-08 14:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Labor & Industry is partnering with the U.S. Department of Treasury to reclaim millions of dollars in unemployment compensation benefits collected by means of fraud. The federal Treasury Offset Program, or TOP, allows Pennsylvania to intercept the federal income tax refunds of individuals who have intentionally claimed unemployment compensation benefits, or UC, to which they were not entitled. "UC...

2012-02-15 13:00:00

Plan to charge federal employees for extending unemployment benefits is wrong WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The head of the largest federal employee union today denounced efforts to pay for an extension in unemployment benefits by cutting retirement benefits of federal employees. "Working class men and women who have dedicated their lives to serve their country should not be on the hook for solving a crisis they did not create," American Federation of...

2012-02-09 16:48:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today signed into law Senate Bill 1375, ensuring that federally funded Extended Benefits in Pennsylvania will continue, without interruption, to unemployment compensation claimants through March 10, 2012. Extended Benefits are additional weeks of unemployment compensation payable to qualified workers when the state's unemployment rate reaches a certain level. Extended Benefits are only payable after individuals...

2011-12-13 18:56:00

Calls Cutting Benefits 'Callous' WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa criticized Tuesday's vote by House Republicans to cut unemployment benefits and restrict them to high school graduates. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "It's bad enough that Republicans blocked bills to create jobs, but now they cut unemployment benefits for people who can't find work," Hoffa said. "People can't 'just get a job'...